Carl, 3rd Prince of Leiningen

Carl, 3rd Prince of Leiningen


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1804 Birth Born on September 12, 1804.
1814 9 Years Old Emich Carl died on 4 July 1814 and Carl succeeded him as third Prince of Leiningen.


1818 13 Years Old In 1818, his mother was remarried to Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the fourth son of King George III of the United Kingdom, and in 1819 Carl and his sister Feodora were taken to Britain, where his half-sister Princess Victoria of Kent was born on 24 May. Carl later pursued a career in the Bavarian army. Leiningen briefly played an important role in German politics as the first Minister-President or Prime Minister of the government formed by the Frankfurt Parliament in 1848.


1829 24 Years Old On 13 February 1829, he was married to Countess Maria Klebelsberg (27 March 1806 - 28 October 1880, daughter of Count Maximilian Klebelsberg and his wife Maria Anna von Turba. … Read More


1837 32 Years Old The Prince of Leiningen was made a Knight of the Order of the Garter in 1837.


1855 50 Years Old In 1855, shortly after his niece Victoria, Princess Royal became engaged to Prince Frederick of Prussia, he suffered from a severe apoplectic attack. … Read More
1856 52 Years Old Died on November 13, 1856.
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